• Norm Macdonald delivers inspirational graduation speech in Funny Or Die video

    Norm Macdonald has made no secret of his desire to take over Craig Ferguson’s spot on CBS as the host of the Late Late Show. The former Saturday Night Live anchor of Weekend Update — arguably the best one, at that — has been re-tweeting to his 424,000 followers his fans’ messages of support for the idea; the hashtag #LateLateNormNorm has been going strong for weeks. He’s even told Conan

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    Lewis Black to graduating class: You are now entering a world filled to the brim with idiots (Video)

    This past Saturday, Lewis Black delivered an inspiring, poignant and hilarious (obviously) commencement speech to the 1,200 graduating students at University of California– San Diego’s Thurgood Marhsall College. Throughout the nearly 15-minute address, Black urged students to keep hold of their senses of humor, that it will be, “your life preserver in what could definitely be a veil of tears,” La Jolla Patch points out. Black also admitted to the

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    Watch Eugene Mirman disparage his college alma mater yet inspire students during hilarious graduation speech

    In 2009, Eugene Mirman was asked to give a commencement speech for the graduating class of his high school, and just a few days ago he got to do it again at his Alma Mater Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. The comedian and co-star of Fox’s animated hit Bob’s Burgers managed to deliver a speech that disparaged the school and its uber-liberal graduating class of “hipsters and self-righteous hippies” for

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    Laughspin’s 12 favorite comedian graduation speeches, featuring Colbert, Fey, Poehler and more!

    It’s graduation season and you know what that means! Someone somewhere is sitting through a three hour procession of watching 200 people wearing oversized gowns stand in line to shake somebody’s hand. Hooray! But seriously, congratulations to all you recent grads. You make us proud! In honor of this joyous time of year, Laughspin has rounded up our favorite commencement speeches given by comedians. Folks like Stephen Colbert, Tina Fey,

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    Watch Conan O'Brien and Fred Armisen give graduation speeches!

    Enlisting hip-as-hell comedic personalities to speak at graduations seems to be one of the most important charges a graduating class gives itself each year. To the credit of colleges across the country, the likes of Tina Fey, Jon Stewart, Bill Cosby and Amy Poehler have all given their time and words of inspiration to those about to enter the real world. In the last week, Conan O’Brien delivered a commencement

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